1. The goldfinch is compared it a lizard because it remains quick and alert like the latter. Read summary of this poem.

    The goldfinch is compared it a lizard because it remains quick and alert like the latter.

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  2. The laburnum tree described in the poem The Laburnum Tree is unique as it has the nest of goldfinch bird. In that nest reside the young ones of goldfinch. It is autumn season and the tree is dying (its leaves are falling down). However when the bird enters the tree, her young ones start chirping andRead more

    The laburnum tree described in the poem The Laburnum Tree is unique as it has the nest of goldfinch bird. In that nest reside the young ones of goldfinch. It is autumn season and the tree is dying (its leaves are falling down). However when the bird enters the tree, her young ones start chirping and the tree trembles with thrill. It appears that the tree comes back to life on the entering of the goldfinch tree.

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  3. The goldfinch bird goes to her family in the laburnum tree in order to feed it. Read summary of this poem.

    The goldfinch bird goes to her family in the laburnum tree in order to feed it.

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  4. When the goldfinch bird goes away, silence prevails on the tree and thus it subsides to empty i.e. it again becomes as silent as dead. Read summary of this poem.

    When the goldfinch bird goes away, silence prevails on the tree and thus it subsides to empty i.e. it again becomes as silent as dead.

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  5. When the goldfinch bird enters the laburnum tree, hustle and bustle starts. The young chicks of the bird start chirping as their mother brings food for them. The whole tree trembles in thrill and joy. Read summary of this poem.

    When the goldfinch bird enters the laburnum tree, hustle and bustle starts. The young chicks of the bird start chirping as their mother brings food for them. The whole tree trembles in thrill and joy.

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  6. The beginning and the ending of the poem The Laburnum Top describe dead silence on the laburnum tree. Before the goldfinch bird appears, the laburnum tree is described as "silent, quite still in the afternoon yellow September sunlight, and few leaves yellowing, all its seeds fallen". When the bird aRead more

    The beginning and the ending of the poem The Laburnum Top describe dead silence on the laburnum tree. Before the goldfinch bird appears, the laburnum tree is described as “silent, quite still in the afternoon yellow September sunlight, and few leaves yellowing, all its seeds fallen”.

    When the bird appears, there is thrill, noise and life-like situation and as soon as the bird goes away, the laburnum tree subsides to empty i.e. becomes silent again. So the thrill and life on the laburnum tree depends on the movement of the goldfinch bird whose young ones are in the branches of the laburnum tree.

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  7. The whole tree starts to tremble and thrill when the goldfinch bird appears because her young ones live in the thick branches of laburnum tree. They feel excited to see their mother with food and chirp loudly which makes the tree tremble and thrill. Read summary of this poem.

    The whole tree starts to tremble and thrill when the goldfinch bird appears because her young ones live in the thick branches of laburnum tree. They feel excited to see their mother with food and chirp loudly which makes the tree tremble and thrill.

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  8. The word "eerie" means strange.  The poet calls the whispering of the bird eerie because it is soft, delicate and of course not audible to humans. Read summary of this poem.

    The word “eerie” means strange.  The poet calls the whispering of the bird eerie because it is soft, delicate and of course not audible to humans.

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  9. The poet uses the word "engine" to describe the bird because she is the only one who feeds her young ones. Without her, her young ones cannot survive. As soon as she arrives the tree, the young chicks start chirping loudly as they are hungry and their mother has brought food. Read summary of this poRead more

    The poet uses the word “engine” to describe the bird because she is the only one who feeds her young ones. Without her, her young ones cannot survive. As soon as she arrives the tree, the young chicks start chirping loudly as they are hungry and their mother has brought food.

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  10. A person who acts against religion is called Heretic. A heretic person is the one whose ideas and actions contradict with the religion.

    A person who acts against religion is called Heretic. A heretic person is the one whose ideas and actions contradict with the religion.

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